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Forum: General Computer Discussion 11-03-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,351
Posted By y_not
Re: SSD suggestions

eccerr0r, shovenose and c_hegge; what OSs do you run on these SSDs and what's the workstation/server's primary task and level of workload?

shovenose, If you prefer Intel to Sammy, how come you use...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 11-01-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,208
Posted By y_not
Re: Laptop mouse suggestions

Makes sense! You should go check newegg, see what's in your price range, then narrow down the specs from there on Logitech's site. It'll say what type of wheel it is and if it's dual purpose or not....
Forum: General Computer Discussion 11-01-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,208
Posted By y_not
Re: Laptop mouse suggestions

It can, my couch mouse is this way. It becomes quite "clicky", I hate it in "click mode", I find it much, much faster to use and far more efficient in hyper scroll made.

RD, why don't you like...
Forum: Troubleshooting Laptops, Portable, and Mobile Devices 11-01-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,014
Posted By y_not
Re: Source for missing laptop feet... ideas?

:lolsign: TOOO FUUUNNNYYY!!! :)



That's what I was thinking, but where to get a rubber sheet locally? It seems whenever I go looking for such basic materials... no one has it, forcing me to...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 11-01-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,208
Posted By y_not
Re: Laptop mouse suggestions

WOW!! Somebody's hard on a mouse!! LOL :bash: ;) :p:
Only 4 years? Mine is nearly 5 years old and still works a treat, but, then again, I don't play catch with it. :cool:
Forum: General Computer Discussion 11-01-2013, 01:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,208
Posted By y_not
Re: Laptop mouse suggestions

Nope, not a typo, or a cause and effect of that pesky auto correct.... it's just a joke. I heard this waaayyy back in the day on DALNET/EFNET on IRC, like late 90's IIRC.
They were calling laptops,...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 10-31-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,208
Posted By y_not
Re: Laptop mouse suggestions

Yup, same as mine goontron.
Well.... almost! Mine looks newer and doesn't say "wave" on it. *waves at receiver*
BTW, nice pile of stuff on the floor... somewhat resembles my office. A true nerd!...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 10-30-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,208
Posted By y_not
Re: Laptop mouse suggestions

RD, here's one of my famously lengthy and detailed, thorough postings.
I hope you enjoy it and that everyone finds use in it. :popcorn2:

I have a Logitech LX8 invisible wavelength, cordless...
Forum: Troubleshooting Laptops, Portable, and Mobile Devices 10-29-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,014
Posted By y_not
Source for missing laptop feet... ideas?

I have been wondering this for ages, what is a good 3rd party product/raw material, that can be used to replace those pesky rubber feet, that invariably become dislodged from their glued moorings on...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 10-20-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,351
Posted By y_not
Re: SSD suggestions

Thanks Ratdude!
I really appreciate that, it means a lot to me, as seldom does anyone thank someone on a forum.
I'm glad it was helpful. :compy:

Peace out bro! :cool: :cheers:
Forum: General Computer Discussion 10-20-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,904
Posted By y_not
Linux & Flash HW Acceleration... seemingly impossible? =/

Sorry for the kinda long post, about 1/2 of it lists what I have attempted, so I outlined that so you can skim it if need be. But I tried to keep that as short as possible also.

Hello,
Linux...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 10-20-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,351
Posted By y_not
Re: SSD suggestions

Not that I'm 100% an Intel fanboy, or anything close. In fact, I try NOT to be a "fanboy" at all, it tends to instill blindness to the point that you can't see the forest for the trees after a while....
Forum: Equipment Usage, Soldering, Techniques, and Reviews 10-17-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,833
Posted By y_not
Soldering a rear window defogger clip?

Can this be done with a standard iron, my WTCPS Weller station, or is it nigh impossible to keep from breaking the window glass with the heat of the iron?

My neighbor came to me and wanted to know...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 10-16-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,429
Posted By y_not
Re: Any tips for my first recapping? (iMac G5)

Oracle, I must respectfully disagree with that statement, but not in the sense of practical application, only that iMac G5s in fact DO use Pb free solder. I know 1st hand.
Which is what further adds...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 08-31-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 992
Posted By y_not
Re: Need help with ID, Failing board.

What's the psu?
Swap it with a known good one from a friend's system, IR another of your own.

Also, what you describe sounds like flux residue, but I see that you haven't posted a photo of thay...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 08-17-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,509
Posted By y_not
Re: Samsung caps good?

Ooooohhhhh SNAP!
I wish I were still like, 12!!!

Telstar was launched in the very early 60s as the 1st public communications satellite, which I'm pretty sure was digital, seeing as it operated...
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 08-11-2013, 02:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,659
Posted By y_not
Re: APC Back-UPS NS 1250

Anything close, anything that even simply fits the connectors with the same width terminals?

Typically It's not a matter of whether the battery will work, but of amperage runtime and...
Forum: MSI/Microstar 08-08-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,478
Posted By y_not
Re: Recapped MSI 865 Neo2-V onboard LAN and PCI slots not working yet

So was it doing this before you recapped it?

Again, having photos would help a ton!
Plus, it'd sure be nice to know the answers to some of my initial questions. I know you say the caps are good...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 08-08-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,509
Posted By y_not
Re: Samsung caps good?

Probably a silly question, but are you just testing capacitance, or are you also testing ESR?
Care to post some photos? :cool:

What's an analog satellite receiver? Satellites are all digital...
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 08-08-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,652
Posted By y_not
Re: Panasonic CE series after 30 years

I wanted to add....
That is an absolutely beautiful circuit board, a work of art!
I can't stop looking at it for some reason. Thanks for the purdy pics! :D

This is a synthesizer, like a...
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 08-08-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,659
Posted By y_not
Re: APC Back-UPS NS 1250

I only buy the higher end boost+trim models like the BR500/BR800 and they last for 7, sometimes 8 years before needing a battery change. They're awesome! Not a single problem with any of them, all...
Forum: Troubleshooting Power Supplies and Power Supply Design 08-04-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,659
Posted By y_not
Re: APC Back-UPS NS 1250

From what I can tell of the pic, it looks like a component blew and those are its charred remains!
*says little prayer for poor departed component*

Can't tell what though, needs more light....
Forum: General Capacitor Questions & Issues 08-04-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,652
Posted By y_not
Re: Panasonic CE series after 30 years

My 1st thought was that the poster "IT" may have just been being sarcastic when he/she posted that comment.
Maybe not.
Forum: MSI/Microstar 07-31-2013, 03:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,478
Posted By y_not
Re: Recapped MSI 865 Neo2-V onboard LAN and PCI slots not working yet

What caps did you use, brand and series, where did you buy them?
Which ones did you replace? Photos of the actual board and recap would be helpful to many here.
High res and close-ups where...
Forum: General Computer Discussion 07-26-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,941
Posted By y_not
Re: New laptop! weird shit

A lot of laptops do this, It's more and more common. In fact, every single laptop I have had in my shop as of late that's not ancient does this. Possibly a few exceptions. Some will wake up with the...
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